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1A process by which substances are produced and discharged from a cell, gland, or organ for a particular function in the organism or for excretion.
production, discharge, emission, excretion, exudation, ooze, oozing, leakage, leaching, emanation, giving off, release, sending outextravasationView synonyms
- ‘The disulfide bonds form during the process of secretion from the cell in the endoplasmic reticulum.’
- ‘The crucial point is that insulin secretion is regulated by carbohydrates.’
- ‘Serous cell transport of urea may be analogous to secretion of uric acid, the major antioxidant in nasal secretions.’
- ‘When the blood calcium level rises, the parathyroid glands sense the change and decrease their secretion of parathyroid hormone.’
- ‘In this latter group, eradication of the infection has been reported to increase gastric acid secretion toward normal.’
- ‘As a result, the predicted protein is missing the leader signal required for the secretion of pancreatic enzymes.’
- ‘Caffeine stimulates insulin secretion of pancreatic beta cells.’
- ‘Glucocorticoid secretion occurs in a circadian pattern and in response to stress.’
- ‘The secretion of saliva is prompted by the presence of food in the mouth.’
- ‘Hot winds will also reduce nectar secretion, thereby reducing flower attractiveness.’
- ‘Therefore, we investigated relationships between energetic condition and several measures of corticosterone secretion.’
- ‘Chewing gum stimulates swallowing, as well as the secretion of alkaline saliva.’
- ‘Other drugs excreted via anionic tubular secretion have not been evaluated.’
- ‘For example, the systems in the brain that control hormone secretion are completely unconsciously controlled.’
- ‘Lastly, dopamine has been shown to stimulate insulin secretion by a adrenergic mediated mechanism.’
- ‘Atropine sulfate was administered intravenously to reduce airway secretion.’
- ‘There also is decreased chloride secretion into the airways and increased sodium and water reabsorption from the airway lumens.’
- ‘They may affect the cycling endometrium by controlling vascular function through secretion of angiogenic growth factors.’
- ‘Status of various immune cells and intracellular secretion of cytokines were assessed by flow cytometry.’
- ‘A more complex system is seen in the control of pituitary hormone secretion.’
- 1.1 A substance discharged by secretion.
- ‘Of course, if someone has severe pancreatitis induced by aspartame, it could influence both the secretions and insulin production.’
- ‘Serial quantitative microbiologic studies of lower respiratory tract secretions can also define resolution end points.’
- ‘During cardiopulmonary resuscitation the author recalls being " showered " with the patient's oral secretions.’
- ‘These infant teeth are used to scrape fatty secretions and other nourishing substances from the female's reproductive organs.’
- ‘All urine collections must avoid contamination with menstrual blood, vaginal secretions and feces.’
- ‘Others produce glandular secretions known to repel adult ants.’
- ‘Even patients with purulent secretions usually have viral infections and do not benefit from antibiotics.’
- ‘The flow of secretions from your stomach, liver, pancreas and small intestine may decrease.’
- ‘Young women produce only scant vaginal secretions, providing little barrier to HIV transmission.’
- ‘Then they enter your intestines where secretions from your pancreas neutralize the stomach acids.’
- ‘The utility of flexible bronchoscopy in the setting of retained secretions is aimed at clearing thick mucous secretions and plugs.’
- ‘In acute bacterial sinusitis, the nose merely acts as a conduit for eliminating purulent secretions produced in the sinuses.’
- ‘It also controls food intake, regulates body temperature, and hormonal secretions.’
- ‘This antibody is found in body fluids such as tears, saliva, and other bodily secretions.’
- ‘Hepatitis B can be detected in semen, saliva, and cervical secretions.’
- ‘If you have a cold, your cough is likely caused by mucous secretions in the airway.’
- ‘Nausea lessens as the flow of saliva, bile and gastric secretions picks up.’
- ‘The hormone increases oil secretions, which can become trapped if dead skin cells are littering the skin's surface.’
- ‘Fibrinogen is absent in saliva and is present in measurable amounts in lower respiratory tract secretions.’
- ‘The effect of pharmacological agents on the clearance of airways secretions has been debatable.’
- ‘The gold standard for diagnosis of bacterial rhinosinusitis is sinus puncture with aspiration of purulent secretions.’
Mid 17th century: from French sécrétion or Latin secretio(n-) separation from secret- moved apart from the verb secernere.
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